Company: Baptist Health Care
Location: Gulf Breeze
Posted on: January 25, 2023
The Physical Therapist assesses plans, organizes, and participates
in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain,
increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients
suffering from disease or injury. Through the use of physical and
functional assessments, level of dysfunction is identified; plan of
care is determined and documented. This position implements care
plan through the use of evidence based modalities and skilled
interventions to increase patients' ability to achieve mutually
established functional goals.
Completes evaluations of assigned patients in accordance with the
established standards of care and practice. Plans and provides
treatment to assigned patients as appropriate in accordance with
established standards of care and practice. Coordinates patient
care with other clinical team members ensuring optimal patient care
and communication as noted in the clinical record. Educates the
patient/caregivers in treatment and care to engage patient in being
an active participant in continuing activities at home. Completes
all required paperwork following Physical Therapy department
policies and procedures to ensure that documentation reflects care
provided and the outcomes achieved as evidenced in the clinical
record. Monitors and evaluates outcomes related to the assessment
and plan of care. Maintains and enhances personal knowledge as well
as promoting professional standards in Physical Therapy. Maintains
current certification/license. Monitors the treatment activities of
PTA's and aides. After one year of experience, may act as student
supervisor.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the
operational needs of the department and organization. May be
required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after
severe weather and/or disasters.
- Bachelor's Degree Physical Therapy Required or
- Master's Degree Physical Therapy Required or
- Doctorate Physical Therapy Required
- Physical Therapist Licensed Florida Upon Hire Required
- BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Assocation
Upon Hire Required
- Excellent communication and people skills.
- Knowledge of industry best practices and guidelines.
- Excellent organizational skills required.
- Maintain current knowledge of regulations, policies, and
- Strong attention to detail.
Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system
committed to improving the quality of life for people and
communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The
organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews
Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive
primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000
team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest
non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Mobile , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Gulf Breeze, Alabama
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